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governor, andrew cuomo gave his state of the speech addressed this week. here's the powerpoint presentation to emphasize his key points, covering ethics spending and what he calls smarter government. the governor also spoke out in favor of same-sex marriage. this is 50 minute. >> like them either, this is a time of change and renewal and eech w is open on her and a privilege to introduce to the podium for it is both his very first state of the state message. governor andrew cuomo. [applause] >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you. [applause] thank you very much. thank you.k you. thank you. thank you. well, good afternoon, new york. it is a better afternoon then die. 2200 people are here today to talk about their government and the way they never has before. afternoonnew yo good afternoon, new york.fternoon okay, first let me begin by me acknowledging a truly extraordinary public servant. he was a great mayor of rochester. he is going to be -- that's rochester.going he is going to be a phenomenalg
that he has set in motion, he and his team. he will then do a powerpoint and then we'll open it up to q & a. so with that, david is going to come and do his presentation. >> thank you. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for coming. it's an honor to be here and thank you, peter, thank you to the foundation for providing -- for hosting today. i suspect that most in the audience and whether here in the room or from one of the cameras watching what we're doing still remember where they were on september 11, 2001, when they heard that two hours had been hit by two aircraft. i certainly remember. and i was in a traffic jam in virginia. the first call came from cnn where i was then national security correspondent and the second call came from my wife and she said, i'll never forget the way she put it -- she said, these two towers have been hit, do you know that yet and i said yes and she said i think it's your people. that's the wrong tone and that's the point. i had spent much of the summer because my job was national security hearing from sources in u.s. intelligence one who is prominent
that started for republicans with a powerpoint presentation pronouncing, and i quote, the purpose of the majority is to pass their agenda. the purpose of the minority is to become the majority. now obviously it's no secret, i'm a convinced democrat, and i know it's better to be in the majority than in the minority. i've been in both in the 25 years. and i don't want anyone to come to the senate and check their beliefs at the door and go washington. it's not what i'm asking. and the founding fathers didn't want anyone to do that either. and certainly no one is elected to the senate promising to join an exclusive club. or forget where they came from. but the truth is some of the most fiercely indie pendant, plain talking, direct and determined partisans that i've ever known in the senate have also been a very want to tackle the toughest issue. finding common ground with people they disagreed on with just about damn near everything else they thought about. daniel patrick moynihan was a new york liberal. alan simpson was a wyoming conservative. but they could sit down and talk and deb
of his research with the powerpoint presentation. so, jeff, i don't know if you want to just -- >> right, i think i should probably go to the dais. thi i think the remote control is probably up there. all right. we have the deck? >> there we go. so thanks for having me back. i think that this is a significantly more exciting time to be at this conference than last year when i was here, which was immediately after the election of scott brown, when the future of the affordable care act was very much in doubt. i think that we're all a lot more hopeful this year. and i think the challenges that we face which are challenges of implementation are challenges that we'll all gladly take in exchange for having gotten this law passed. i want to talk a little bit about where we are now and about how we talk about the affordable care act. i'm going to run through a little bit on public opinion and then i'm going to run through some of our own research on messaging. so as we heard from stephanie earlier, support for the affordable care act has remained stagnant over the past year. but at the same time
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